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Finally getting around to showing my TMG install that I did last month on my daily commuter car.
I wanted to get the heads fairly close to the lights, but the front of the car's really smooth since it's
electric, and I figured the open part of the grill is too far down for anything except the 3rd head, so...
Out came the Dremel and the Sugru. Just enough empty space behind the plastic for 'em to fit without kinking the cables.
Stealth the car, not the install, so they are fairly obvious, but against the black grill they don't stand out too badly.
I wanted them spread out so they can't "see" each other, since that seems to be a potential problem.
Center-to-center on the uppers is 30"; lower is 24" from either upper, so right in the TMG install manual ballpark.
JTG on a borrowed antique Ultralyte Compact and my new Pro-Lite+, both of which, I know,
are fairly easy to jam, but those are what I could get my hands on to prove the install.
I have a little cleanup to do on the Sugru around the upper heads, but overall I'm pleased with the install.
The processor is tapbed to the fusebox cover under the dash, which is out of the way and gives me easy
access to electrical power through a fuse tap. Cables run through the great big firewall grommet behind the fusebox.
With the TMG triple, Pro-M, and Waze, I feel pretty well set up for anything I'm likely to encounter. State motor cops use
non-Dragon lasers and I typically do 75 in a 60 on the slab, so 3 second auto kill or a quick JTK should do the job.
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Very cool! I like the install!!! I've been thinking of doing something similar on my rear diffuser to get the spread I want. Very nice, thanks for sharing.
 

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That's a really clean install. It's about the best you could've done since your car is not exactly jammer friendly. This is where the Stinger fiber jammers would come in quite handy.
 

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Thanks. I put easy-remove masking tape on the plastic, drew a couple of lines, and went for it.
Made the holes a little small to start and filed outwards until the heads fit perfectly.
Sugru is magical. I love this stuff.
 
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Nice install ! Thanks for sharing. It should work great !
 

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Thanks guys. I chose the cheapest piece of plastic on the front of the car (just in case) and just started cutting. If any of you are thinking about doing something goofy like this, I say go for it.
asleeper said:
That's a really clean install. It's about the best you could've done since your car is not exactly jammer friendly.
Thanks. Yeah, not the ideal front end for jammers, that's for sure.
asleeper said:
This is where the Stinger fiber jammers would come in quite handy.
That sir, is a fact! :D
 

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That looks awesome. Wow!!!!
 

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Well done! I think this is the first I’ve
personally seen (in my short time on the forum) where someone performed an install like this.

Those blend in really well! If anyone asks, tell them those are your headlight washer spray nozzles. “I’d show you, but my washer fluid is empty.”
 

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sdrawkcaB said:
...If anyone asks, tell them those are your headlight washer spray nozzles. “I’d show you, but my washer fluid is empty.”
Ha ha ha ha! Awesome! I'm gonna' remember that one!
 

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Took some pics of the CPU install this afternoon. I taped the unit directly to the fuse box cover using 3M mounting tape. As you can see, it's out of the way but easily accessible and visible through the steering wheel (It's low enough that it's nearly invisible from outside the car.) Wiring was a snap; I just drilled a couple of holes in the cover to run the wires through and the power and ground wires are only about 12" long. The transponder cables run past the fuse box and through the firewall.
At this location I easily can JTK by hitting the button if the app's not up and running on my phone.
The little black box on the left below the panel is the OBDII bluetooth unit for my Torque Pro app.
The only thing left to do is a label maker label with the lettering right-side-up.
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Took some pics of the CPU install this afternoon. I taped the unit directly to the fuse box cover using 3M mounting tape. As you can see, it's out of the way but easily accessible and visible through the steering wheel (It's low enough that it's nearly invisible from outside the car.) Wiring was a snap; I just drilled a couple of holes in the cover to run the wires through and the power and ground wires are only about 12" long. The transponder cables run past the fuse box and through the firewall.
At this location I easily can JTK by hitting the button if the app's not up and running on my phone.
The little black box on the left below the panel is the OBDII bluetooth unit for my Torque Pro app.
The only thing left to do is a label maker label with the lettering right-side-up.
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Looks almost identical to my install.

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